Dallas Black Dance Theatre Comes To Fort Worth

Looking for something wonderful to do on a Friday night?  Gather your friends and/or family together and get ready to experience the beauty and majesty of dance as performed by the world-famous Dallas Black Dance Theatre.  This performance is for one night only and will feature the Dallas Black Dance Theatre and the Dallas Black Dance Theatre II. The company is coming West to showcase their stellar performance of such works as “Mourners Bench”, “Doll House” and much more.  Tickets will go fast–don’t miss your opportunity to witness beauty in motion.  If this company performs near your city mark your calendars to make sure you see (enjoy) them.

Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

Dallas Black Dane Thater Comes to Fort Worth

New Friends New Life And Kevin Costner

It seems only fitting that actor Kevin Costner would be the keynote speaker for the 12th annual Wings Luncheon (April 10, 2015) which will benefit New Friends New Life.  Even in his body of acting roles, he seems to always come back to a part that is pertinent to a subject in the world today.  His latest movie “Black or White” is one example. Now he comes to Dallas, Texas to help the nonprofit organization New Friends New Life which empowers girls who were formerly trafficked and sexually exploited women and children begin their new life with new friends.

Costner Headshot 1

The luncheon will feature Mr. Costner in an interview format with Gary Cogill. There will be an update on the work that is being done by New Friends New Life.

The Honorable Jeanne Johnson Phillips who is the luncheon chairperson stated that “New Friends New Life is about protecting the most vulnerable citizens of our city–our children”. She wants the world to know that Dallas is a zero tolerance zone for human trafficking.

New Friends New Life is currently serving over 1,000 women and children annually.  They provide holistic services for sexually exploited girls, women and their children.  These services include education, job training, financial assistance, spiritual and mental health support. Counseling is provided. There is a High Risk and Trafficked Teen Girls Program which offers recovery groups for adolescent girls (12 to 17) teaching them how to define, recognize and recover from the abuse they have endured. It is both an intervention and a prevention program.

To find out more about New Friends New Life go to: www.newfriendsnewlife.org or call (214) 965-0935. Sponsorships are available and individual tickets for the luncheon will go on sale February 4.

Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

Women of a Certain Age Celebrating a Birthday Close to Home


My baby sister wanted to celebrate her birthday close to home so off to Big D we went. Spending the weekend at Bailey’s Uptown Inn. A little bit tired from last weekend
and work this week, but she is my baby sis. Even cooked a couple of times this week–got to keep hubby happy.  Went to exercise class too–got to try to keep in shape because I am a woman if a certain age.  Remember “thisisyour(my)bestyear”.